Behind the Blood

Loretta van der Horst Long documentary - 2019 - 86 min.
Twelve plus
Drug and alcohol abuse
Foul language

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Poignant documentary about the lives of three men, set in one of the most dangerous cities in the world: San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Drug-related and gang violence are ubiquitous.

Priest and furniture maker Daniel Pacheco lives in one of the most dangerous cities in the world: San Pedro Sula, Honduras. He tries to save lives, but that is no simple matter in a country with staggeringly high murder rates. Not only the drug cartels, but also the police and army make countless victims. This documentary also follows a TV journalist, who reports on the gang violence, and a hitman who claims he dreams of a more pious life. Nobody seems to be capable of ending the horrible violence.


Director(s) Loretta van der Horst
Script Loretta van der Horst
Producer(s) Wout Conijn
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Trevor Birney
Brendan Byrne
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Fine Point Films
Loretta van der Horst
Director of Photography
Sound Design
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Sound on Set
Loretta van der Horst
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